Incidents

Unknown Location – Sun 30th Jul 2000 – Callout 27 in 2000

One of the Deputy Team Leaders was called shortly before 1900 hrs. regarding a report of a 52 year old man from Dunblain, who had collapsed part way up Harter Fell, Eskdale. The man’s son had raised the alarm, having run down to the nearest farm to summon assistance. 16 members of the team attended …

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Unknown Location – Sun 30th Jul 2000 – Callout 26 in 2000

Call from Whitehaven Police asking for assistance to an Ambulance crew at Woodend, Egremont. A woman from Egremont had been walking in Clints Quarry, with her husband and their dog. She had slipped on the path, fallen over and broken her right ankle. A short carry using the Bell stretcher but over steep banks and …

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Unknown Location – Tue 25th Jul 2000 – Callout 0 in 2000

Call from the Team Leader of Keswick MRT, regarding a 30 yr old male walker who was doing the 4 x 3,000fts. He had completed Skiddaw in the morning and left Seathwaite approx 1330 hrs. Although he had originally been with others, they had left him on his own and had last seen him at …

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Unknown Location – Sun 23rd Jul 2000 – Callout 25 in 2000

The team leader was called by Whitehaven Police, regarding a 48 yr old woman from Middlesborough who had tumbled down boulders/scree near Lord’s Rake, Scafell. She was reported to have suffered significant cuts to her head and also had bruising and cuts to the rest of her body, arms and legs. Although the incident had …

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Unknown Location – Sun 2nd Jul 2000 – Callout 24 in 2000

Call out for a 28 yr old male walker with a reported ankle injury part way up Scafell Pike. He had been taking part in a 3 Peaks Challenge event and had in fact been suffering with a knee injury as he ascended the Pike (having done Ben Nevis earlier in the day). The pain …

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